The Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December, hosted by the UQ Gatton Past Students Association. All past students of the Gatton Campus/College are invited to attend all or any part of the weekend.

A key activity of the weekend is the acknowledgment of “featured anniversary groups” and their year group reunions.  

Click here for a printable version of the program.

2022 Back to College Weekend "10 Year" featured anniversary groups

The year you completed your studies1962197219821992

2002

2012
Anniversary60th50th40th30th20th10th

2022 Back to College Weekend "5 Year" featured anniversary groups

The year you completed your studies1957196719771987199720072017
Anniversary60th55th45th35th25th15th5th
Program of events

Friday 2 December 2022

  • 2.30pm – Registration opens downstairs Morrison Hall
  • 4.30pm – Walkway Cafe opens for drinks (next to Dining Hall)
  • 5.45pm – Registration desk closes
  • 6pm – BBQ at the Walkway Cafe

Saturday 3 December 2022

  • 8–9am – Breakfast at the Dining Hall
  • 9am – Downstairs Morrison Hall recreation area:
  • Registration desk - payments, receipts, room keys, name tags, info, etc.
  • Morning Tea – meet, greet and re-connect with old acquaintances
  • Museum open for browsing, raffle and merchandise sales, displays
  • 9.15am – Tour of Veterinary Science Facility *
  • 10.30am – Tour of Veterinary Science Facility *
  • 11am – Campus Bus Tour at regular intervals throughout the day *
  • 11.30am – Year group photos on the steps of the Foundation Building
  • 12am – 1pm – Lunch at the Dining Hall
  • 2pm – Tour of Gatton Research Dairy *
  • 2.30pm – Afternoon Tea at Morrison Hall
  • 3pm – Pre dinner drinks (cash sales only)
  • 3pm – Annual General Meeting at Morrison Hall
  • 4.15pm – Registration desk closes and moves to Dining Hall
  • 5.45– 6.15pm – Pre-Dinner Drinks at the Dining Hall
  • 6.15pm – Reunion Dinner commences
  • 11pm – Bar closes: Residential Hall common rooms available for further socializing.
  • 11.15pm – Dining Hall closes

Sunday 4 December 2022

  • 8– 9am – Breakfast at the Dining Hall
  • 10am – Campus Bus Tour at regular intervals until noon
  • 10.30am – Morning Tea at Morrison Hall
  • 12–1pm – Lunch at the Dining Hall
  • 1pm – Depart at leisure

* All tours depart from and return to the front of Morrison Hall. People going on tours of the Dairy or Veterinary facilities please note that enclosed shoes must be worn.

Cost (per person)

  • Friday 2 December: BBQ Dinner: $25.00
  • Saturday 3 December:
    • Breakfast $25.00
    • Lunch $20.00
    • Reunion Dinner $80.00 (includes pre-dinner drinks, 3 course meal, 2 bottle of wine per table of 10)
  • Sunday 4 December:
    • Breakfast $25.00
    • Lunch $20.00

Accommodation Rates are charged per room, per night.

  • Shelton/Pitt Halls: $90.00
  • Shelton Hall (Single air-conditioned): $100.00
  • Shelton Hall (Double air-conditioned): $120.00
  • Campus Motel: $145.00

Any further enquiries, please contact the Secretary, Kim Jorgensen on 0438 130 963  or email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

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